|Updated December 5, 2019|
Santa’s Rock ‘n
Lights, 4:50 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 4:50 p.m. to
10 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Dec. 31, Wisconsin State Fair
Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis. $24.99 per car. www.wistatefair.com.
2019 East Troy Christmas Train, through Dec. 22, East Troy Depot, 2002 Church St., East Troy. $19 for adults, $16.50 for children ages 3-14 years, $8.50 for for newborns through age 2. Online advance reservation is required. easttroyrr.org/christmas-train.
Christkindlmarket, through Dec. 24, Fiserv Forum, 1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Authentic German-style outdoor holiday market. 414-227-0511, fiservforum.com.
Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival, nightly through Jan. 1, Pere Marquette Park, 900 N. Plankinton Ave., Milwaukee. Milwaukee’s downtown will shine brightly as more than 500,000 lights and dozens of animated displays are set aglow. www.milwaukeeholidaylights.com.
Winter Wonders Drive-Through Holiday Light Display, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. nightly through Jan. 1, Whitnall Park Golf Course, 6751 S. 92nd St., Franklin. 1.4-mile drive-through holiday light show featuring more than 80 displays set in the area surrounding the Boerner Botanical Gardens, Whitnall Park, and the Root River Parkway. $25. 888-733-1888, www.winterwonders.org.
Holiday Show at The Mitchell Park Domes, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Jan. 5, Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee. The floral show dome is decorated with classic lights, ornaments and a holiday tree. 414-257-5600, www.county.milwaukee.gov.
Christmas at the Pabst Mansion, through Jan. 5, The Pabst Mansion, 2000 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Experience the magic of the Pabst Mansion decorated wall-to-wall for the holidays. DŽcor is changed yearly. $14.50. www.pabstmansion.com.
Deer District will be transformed into Cheer District illuminated, through Jan. 15, Fiserv Forum, 1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee. Thirty-one lit trees, including a 25-foot Bucks-themed tree, will be adorned with a total of 25,000 lights and displayed throughout the plaza and Deer District . 414-227-0511, www.fiservforum.com.
Winter On Main, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, downtown West Bend. Shopping, dining, carolers, strolling characters and free kids activities.
Mfm Women’s Christmas Gathering, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday, RiverGlen Christian Church - Main Campus, S31-W30601 Sunset Drive, Town of Genesee. Faith-filled teaching, carols, worship topped off with a sweet treat. Free. www.eventbrite.com.
Mistletoe Market Craft and Art Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. High quality, unique and quirky handcrafted art and crafts. www.craftproductionsinc.com.
22nd annual Old World Christmas Market, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Dec. 15, The Osthoff Resort, 101 Ostoff Ave., Elkhart Lake. Reminiscent of the centuries-old Christkindlesmarkt of NŸremberg, Germany. www.christmasmarketatosthoff.com.
Midnight Magic Cookie Walk, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Mukwonago Community Library, 511 Division St., Mukwonago. Huge selection of cookies and candy sold for $8 per pound. Come early for the best selection.
Milwaukee Hmong New Year, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Wisconsin State Exposition Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis. $5. www.hmongfriendship.org.
Santa Cycle Rampage, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday, BelAir Cantina Tosa, 6817 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa. Community ride in holiday gear for holiday cheer. www.wisconsinbikefed.org/rides/santa-cycle-rampage.
The Polar Express, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Cedarburg Community Center, W63-N645 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. Mark your calendars for a magical journey to the North Pole! There will be plenty of activities to ring in the holiday season. 262-375-7611, www.ci.cedarburg.wi.us.
Whitnall Park Rotary Craft and Art Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Whitnall High School, 5000 S. 116th St., Greenfield. Handmade crafts and art works by over 150 crafters and artisans. $3. 414-282-3377.
Holiday Cookie Decorating and Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aurora Medical Center Summit, 36500 Aurora Drive, Summit. Come say hello to Santa and his elves. Everyone is welcome to decorate holiday cookies, enjoy festive refreshments, and browse the large selection of handmade arts and crafts created by our own caregivers and local talent. There will be over 40 crafters, artisans and vendors.
Midnight Magic, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, downtown Mukwonago. Create lasting memories while getting your children’s picture taken with Santa displayed on a commemorative ornament. 262-363-7758.
Oconomowoc Christmas Parade, 5 p.m. Saturday, 133 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. 262-569-2199.
House of Hardcore 57: Blizzard Brawl, 6 p.m. Saturday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. $20 and up. www.HouseOfHardcore.net, www.blizzardbrawl.com.
Santa Hustle-Milwaukee 5K, 9 a.m. Sunday, Veterans Park, 1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. Come experience the magic of the Santa Hustle Milwaukee 5k and Kids Dash. www.santahustle.com/milwaukee.
Milwaukee Mini Motors - annual Racing Memorabilia and Model Car Swap Meet, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Model cars, kits, promos, slot cars, die cast, tin toys in all scales, including tacing memorabilia and collectibles. $5. www.uniqueeventsshows.com.
WWE SmackDown, 6:45 p.m. Dec. 13, Fiserv Forum, 1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee. $20 and up. 414-227-0511, www.fiservforum.com.
Bob and Rocco Gun Show, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 14, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 15, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. $7. www.bobandrocco.com.
A Fair to Remember: Christmas Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 14, Washington County Fair Park and Conference Center, 3000 Highway PV, Town of Polk. Over 200 exhibitors welcome you to view and purchase their handmade products. $3. www.afairtoremember.com.
Novice Pheasant Hunt, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Pheasants at Large, 5265 Highway KW, Town of Port Washington. The hunt starts with a trap shoot to warm up, prepare and meet experienced hunters and mentors. Attendees will view a demonstration of dog handling with both pointing and flushing dogs. Hunters will go into the field with a mentor, dog and dog handler to hunt live pheasants. The event, which includes breakfast and lunch, is free to all participants. 262-375-4179.
Gethsemane United Methodist Church Christmas Cookie Walk, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 14, Gethsemane United Methodist Church, 642 Main St., Pewaukee. Hundreds of delicious homemade cookies and candies will be available for you to select and purchase. These treats make a great addition to your holiday table and can be given as a thoughtful gift. 262-691-3240.
Radio Milwaukee Music Awards, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Turner Hall, 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee. $12. www.pabsttheater.org, 414-286-3663.
Wisconsin Rummage-O-Rama, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 14 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 15, Wisconsin Products Pavilion, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis. $2. www.wistatefair.com.
St. Nick Breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 15, St. Jerome Parish School, 1001 Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc. $7. www.stjerome.org/event/breakfast-with-st-nick.
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